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Computer Frequently Freezes ¶ 

Your laptop freezes frequently and becomes unresponsive.

Faulty Hard Drive ¶ 

If the mouse is not responding to movements, the keys are not responding to input, and there is a complete lack of activity on the screen, you may have a faulty hard drive, which needs to be replaced. You may refer to this guide on how to replace it.

Laptop Won’t Charge ¶ 

Your laptop will not hold a charge, or will not turn on even when plugged in.

Defective Battery ¶ 

If your laptop is unable to hold a charge, then you probably have a defective battery which needs to be replaced. You may refer to this guide on how to replace it.

Faulty Motherboard ¶ 

If replacing the battery doesn't solve the problem, then you might be experiencing a motherboard failure. The cause of this could be faulty parts, electrical damage, water damage, overheating, physical impact, or overuse. You may refer to this guide on how to replace it.

Laptop Image Distorted ¶ 

Your laptop has a crack, or the image on the monitor is distorted.

Damaged Screen ¶ 

If there is a physical crack on the screen or a discoloration in the image, you can replace the display panel to immediately fix this problem. You may refer to this guide on how to replace it.

Computer Glitches and Constantly Crashes ¶ 

Your computer is frequently crashing, providing blue screens of death, and failing to boot up.

Faulty Motherboard ¶ 

If you find that your laptop has become completely inoperable, it may likely be experiencing a motherboard failure. The cause of this could be faulty parts, electrical damage, water damage, overheating, physical impact, or overuse. You may refer to this guide on how to replace it.

Keyboard Unresponsive ¶ 

There is no response or action performed whenever any key is pressed.

Loose keyboard Connection ¶ 

Over time your laptop may develop a physically internal issue, such as when cables aren’t properly connected. To solve this, you will need to check the connections the keyboard holds with the motherboard internally. Refer to this guide on how to get to them.

Broken Keyboard ¶ 

Your keyboard may have suffered from either extensive use, water, or electrical damage. This will likely require a full replacement of the keyboard. Refer to this guide on how to replace it.

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